MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC)
MSME-Development Institute, Thrissur, under the auspices of Development Commissioner (MSME), Ministry of MSME, Govt.of India; New Delhi has set up an MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC) in office premises of this Institute to help MSMEs on management of Intellectual Properties (IP).
The services offered by this Centre are as given below:
ü General information on all forms of IPRs like patents, trademarks, designs, GIs etc.
ü General advisory and guidance on matters related to IPR, registration, infringement etc.
ü Status check of existing patents ie; whether a patent is valid, abandoned or expired.
ü Prior art search to know the already existing knowledge on technology domain
ü Interpretation of search information and guidance to beneficiaries in designing of their IP strategy
ü Opinion and guidance on likelihood of IP protection
ü Freedom to operate opinion to ascertain the threat before launching a product
ü Assistance in availing services of approved IP professional attorneys in drafting/filling application for all forms of IPRs patent/ trademarks/designs/PVP/Copyright etc.
Entrepreneurs/ representatives/ individuals with valid MSME “Üdyam Registration” can apply for reimbursements through online portal of MSME i.e. http://my.msme.gov.in/MyMsme/Reg/COM_Ipgr.aspx by furnishing all the relevant details and uploading the necessary supporting documents.
For any of your IP related query, please contact
Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre
Kanjani Road, Ayyanthole P:O
Tel: 0487-2360536; 2973636